Petersburg Fauquier County, Virginia

Petersburg: Independent city in Virginia, United States

About

Petersburg is a city located in the county of Fauquier in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 32,420 and a population density of 540 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 30,446 inhabitants.

The city was created 273 years ago in 1748.

Petersburg Quick Facts

Population : 30,446 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : Fauquier County
Different from : Petersburg Borough
Postal code : 23803–23806
Phone Area Codes : 804
Area : 60.04 km2
Altitude : 131 feet / 40 meters
Establishment : December 12, 1748 (273 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:13:52 (19th January 2022)
Density : 507 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.48% (2010-2020)
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Location of Petersburg on Virginia map.
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Geography

Petersburg is located at 38°54'33"N 78°3'12"W (38.9092800, -78.0533300). It has 3 neighbors: Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County and Prince George County.

Petersburg map

Petersburg has 3 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Petersburg decreased by 6.48% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 32,420 - census
2011 32,091 -1.03% estimation process
2012 31,996 -0.3% estimation process
2013 32,311 0.97% estimation process
2014 32,241 -0.22% estimation process
2015 31,892 -1.09% estimation process
2016 31,380 -1.63% estimation process
2017 31,137 -0.78% estimation process
2018 31,056 -0.26% estimation process
2019 31,346 0.93% estimation process
2020 30,446 -2.96% estimation process

Petersburg zip code is 23803. County name: Petersburg, County fips: 51730

Best Things to Do in Petersburg

1 Petersburg National Battlefield

Rating: 4.7 (499)

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Petersburg National Battlefield

2 Ettrick Park

Rating: 4.4 (343)

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Ettrick Park

3 Pamplin Historical Park

Rating: 4.7 (316)

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Pamplin Historical Park

4 Lee Memorial Park

Rating: 3.9 (220)

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Lee Memorial Park

5 Appomattox Riverside Park

Rating: 4.4 (217)

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Where ot Eat in Petersburg

1 McDonald's

Rating: 3.4 (1029)

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McDonald's

2 Church's Chicken

Rating: 3.6 (927)

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Church's Chicken

3 Burger King

Rating: 3.3 (526)

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Burger King

4 Huddle House

Rating: 3.3 (437)

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Huddle House

5 KFC

Rating: 3.4 (310)

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KFC

Where to Stay in Petersburg

1 Days Inn by Wyndham Petersburg/South Fort Lee

Rating: 2.8 (492)

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Days Inn by Wyndham Petersburg/South Fort Lee

2 Motel 6 Petersburg, VA - Fort Lee

Rating: 3.3 (448)

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Motel 6 Petersburg, VA - Fort Lee

3 Econo Lodge Petersburg - Fort Lee

Rating: 2.6 (361)

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Econo Lodge Petersburg - Fort Lee

Other Places in Petersburg

1 Petersburg City Hall

Rating: 2 (7)

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Petersburg City Hall

2 Petersburg Human Resources

Rating: 2 (1)

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3 Petersburg City Information

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4 Petersburg Fire Marshall

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Petersburg Fire Marshall

5 Petersburg City Purchasing

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People born in Petersburg (110)

People born in Petersburg, including film, stage and television actor Joseph Cotten, politician Peterson Goodwyn, basketball player Moses Malone, .

List

  • Trey Songz (American singer, songwriter, and actor from Virginia) he was born in 28/11/1984
  • Seth Wallace Cobb (American politician (1838-1909)) he was born in 05/12/1838
  • John McEnery (politician (1833-1891)) he was born in 31/03/1833
  • Thomas B. Robertson (United States federal judge (1779-1828)) he was born in 27/02/1779
  • Clyde Lovellette (American basketball player) he was born in 07/09/1929
  • Steve Cowper (Governor of Alaska) he was born in 21/08/1938
  • William E. Cameron (American soldier, lawyer, journalist, and politician (1842-1927)) he was born in 29/11/1842
  • Richard K. Call (Floridan politician (1792-1862)) he was born in 24/10/1792
  • Danny Cruz (American soccer player) he was born in 03/01/1990
  • John Robertson (politician and lawyer from the U.S. state of Virginia (1787-1873)) he was born in 13/04/1787
  • Liam Lynch (American musician) he was born in 05/09/1970
  • Francis R. Lassiter (American politician (1866-1909)) he was born in 18/02/1866
  • Mark West (American basketball player) he was born in 05/11/1960
  • John Banister (American lawyer (1734-1788)) he was born in 26/12/1734
  • William Robertson McKenney (American politician (1851-1916)) he was born in 02/12/1851
  • Theodorick Bland (American politician (1741-1790)) he was born in 21/03/1741
  • Leonard T. Gerow (United States Army general) he was born in 13/07/1888
  • Patrick Henry Drewry (American politician) he was born in 24/05/1875

Schools in Petersburg

College & universities near Petersburg, VA

Code Name City ZIP
232575 Lord Fairfax Community College Middletown (VA) 22645

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Petersburg, VA

Code Name Address Type
CLP Culpeper station 109 South Commerce Street RAIL
MSS Manassas station 9431 West Street RAIL
HFY Harpers Ferry Potomac St. & Shenandoah St. RAIL
MRB Martinsburg station 229 East Martin St. RAIL
BCV Burke Centre 10399 Premier Court RAIL

Post offices near Petersburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Linden Post Office Linden (VA) 22642

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Fauquier County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fauquier County , VA.

City Name Population Title
Hopewell 22,375 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Warrenton 9,982 Town in Virginia, United States
Remington 661 Incorporated town in Virginia
The Plains 237 Town in Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Petersburg distances to largest Virginia cities